Eagle Tavern

There is a story that George Washington came to Hertford County (North Carolina) on some business connected with the lands in the Dismal Swamp, and may have tarried at the old tavern.

Washington’s journey through the South began after the Revolutionary War, in 1791. His room was shown to have been his was located diagonally across the street from Eagle Tavern. The tavern was situated at the end of the yard enclosing the old Harvey home…

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